ABC-TV Video of Swim22


Jen Schumacher, Chris Dahowski, David Hartmire, and Mike Vovk prepare for Swim22, a four-way crossing of the Catalina Channel. Each of the four swimmers will complete the 21-mile leg of the Catalina Channel consecutively.

The Daily Ocean Blog Post


The Surfrider Chapter of South Orange County has gotten distance swimming star, Jen Schumacher to join Surfrider’s RISE ABOVE PLASTICS campaign. After swimming though trash for many years - most of it plastic - Schumacher reached out to Surfrider to ask for assistance in raising awareness against…

Video and Story on Part 1


Jen Schumacher will be swimming the Catalina Channel at midnight. Jen is a Cal State Fullerton Graduate. She is only 24 years old and will be part of a study they will be doing on Channel swimmers. While most people will be sleeping this young woman has taken on a huge challenge for herself as well…

Video and Story on Part 2


She Did IT!! Jen a grad student from Cal State Fullerton just completed her swim from Catalina Channel to Palos Verdes. She completed this swim with a remarkable time of 9hr and 2min. Jen and her support team arrived into a rocky beach at aprox 9am this morning. This challenge is not complete until…

KTLA5 Article


A 24-year-old Cal State Fullerton grad student completed a 21-mile swim through the Catalina Channel Friday morning, beating the average time of 10-to-12 hours. Jen Schumacher started her swim aroud midnight at Doctor’s Cove on Catalina Island. She reached the San Pedro Peninsula nine hours…

Laguna Beach Independent


Jen Schumacher, a 24-year-old Cal State Fullerton graduate student who often trains off Laguna Beach, will swim the Catalina Channel solo today. She will cross a 21-mile stretch in water up to 4000 ft. deep between Long Point on the San Pedro Peninsula and Doctor’s Cove on Catalina Island, raising…